TM 10-1670-277-23&P 0020 00
Cut damaged area fabric along lines made in step (1) above. Further cut fabric diagonally at
each corner to allow a ½-inch foldback in raw edges. Cut stitching and lay aside or remove
any item that will interfere with miscellaneous patch application.
Make a ½-inch foldback on each raw edge. Pin and baste each foldback to complete prepared
hole. Basting will be performed using procedures in WP 0012 00, SEWING PROCEDURES.
Repair cloth for the 28-foot diameter extraction parachute is 3.5 oz nylon
Using nylon cloth, mark and cut a patch 2½-inches wider and longer than inside measurements
of prepared hole. Ensure patch material is marked and cut along warp or filling fabric.
Center patch material over prepared hole and ensure warp or filling of patch material matches
warp or filling of fabric being patched. Pin patch material in position.
Make a ½-inch foldunder on each edge of patch material and baste patch to prepared area.
Basting will be performed using procedures in WP 0012 00, SEWING PROCEDURES.
Remove pushpins securing item to the repair table and secure patch by stitching, using the
applicable details in the illustrations on the following pages and the stitching specifics outlined
in Table 2, WP 0012 00. Make first row of stitching completely around patch. Invert canopy
and make a second row of stitching around prepared hole. Stitching will be performed in
accordance with WP 0012 00.
Replace items removed for miscellaneous patch, as required, in accordance with applicable